Praise the Lord! We had our first service in our new “home” August 16th. We had a great turnout for a work day to get some projects finished in order to hold the first service and enjoyed a great day of fellowship as well! Below is just a sampling of what took place….
After carpet pictures…
Before carpet pictures…
nursery – August 3
Kitchen is nearly complete with cabinets in place!
Kitchen Cabinets – August 3rd
Love those donated refrigerators – August 3rd
Kitchen cabinets are in the building, ready to be put in place. Carpet is set to be laid on August 4th. We are now looking at our first church service to be August 16th!
July 24th kitchen cabinets are loaded up!
Sneak peak at the floor in the new church building. Carlo stained our cement…it looks AWESOME! This is before he applied the sealant. Next, carpet will be in soon, cabinets and countertops!
Stained concrete – July 10th
Carlo worked hard on our floors; he went far and above what we asked of him. Thank you Carlo! This is before he applied the sealant; it’s now shiny! More pictures soon.
Painting day did arrive on May 30th, here are some snapshots of our day. We had some help from our mother church, Sherwood Community in Council Bluffs. We enjoyed some music and a BBQ lunch at noontime! Thank you to all who helped us!!!
May 30th – Picture 1, sanctuary
The sanctuary lights are hung and look wonderful!
May 30th – Picture 2
May 30th – Picture 3
We had a time of prayer before getting started and listened for our directions.
May 30th – picture 4
May 30th – Picture 5
May 30th – Picture 6
May 30th – Picture 7
Even some our youth came to help.
May 30th – Picture 8
May 30th – Picture 9
Jeff, Dave and Jill – our lunchtime entertainment!
May 30th – Picture 10
May 30th – Picture 11
May 30th – Picture 12
May 30th – Picture 13
Dan & Michelle!
May 30th – Picture 14
Shirley & Sue got sent to the attic!
May 30th – Picture 15
May 30th – Picture 16
May 30th – Picture 17
Chris! We have some high ceilings!
Mud and taping is done, ceiling finished! On to painting, Lord-willing, on May 30th!
Mud and taping – May 4, 2015
Day three of drywalling:
front of the sanctuary – picture 1 of 4, April 15, 2015
2 of 5 – April 15, 2015
Kitchen area Picture 3 of 4 – April 15, 2015
Nursery Picture 4 of 4 – April 15, 2015
Day two of drywalling:
Picture 1 of 3 – April 14, 2015
2 of 3 – April 14, 2015
3 of 3 – April 14, 2015
What a difference a day makes…the drywall is going up! Picture 1 of 4 – April 13th
2 of 4 – April 13th
3 of 4 – April 13th
4 of 4 – April 13th
Apr 12th- drywall is ready to be hung, starting tomorrow!
Apr 12th – Russ & Beth giving up more of their time to help!
April 5th – insulation has been blown on the walls
April 5th – insulation
April 3rd – Outside lights are up…
April 3rd – …the gutters are on…
….and we have a gravel drive!
It was great weather for a work day, pulling up silt fencing, filling in holes and laying grass seed! March 14, 2015
Filling in the holes March 14 2015
Bringing in the dirt March 14 2015
Working hard! March 14, 2015
March 7th – Gutters and downspouts are on
Russ – our fearless leader of this project who has put in countless hours of his time towards this building project
HVAC and electrical wiring is nearing completion – March 7, 2015
March 7 2015
Jan 6 – front trim/entrance finished…now on to the inside plumbing and wiring…
Jan 6th – cross is up!
Dec 20th – New Front Door
Dec 20th – wainscoting & siding getting done on South side
Dec 20th – South side fully enclosed now
Nov 19th – A lot more framing done – West end
Nov 19th – NE corner, kitchen
Nov 19th – facing North into the kitchen
Nov 19th – NE corner, nursery
Nov 19th – North, office
Nov 14th – got some framing done today…east wall
…waiting on supplies to finish the south outside.
Nov 12th – back (North) side of the bldg complete…siding, etc.
…East side done…
…West side done..South side will be completed soon also. Now to the inside!
Nov 6th – two sides of siding done minus the wainscoting
Nov 5th windows are in!
Dave trying out the windows
Nov 5th – looking out towards the south
Nov 5th – back door on
November 4th – the roof is on!
October 29th front entrance trusses went up today
October 21st -front entryway paved
All trusses in place and all outer walls framed.
October 15, 2014
October 10, 2014
October 9, 2014
October 9, 2014
first the trenches…
How firm a foundation…